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TMI or Pitch Perfect? Police Post Pics of Overdosed Couple on Facebook

September is National Recovery Month, a time when organizations and communities across the country work to shine light on the problem of drug abuse and addiction, helping the non-drug-using community to better understand what it is they see on the street every day. The more people know about what is happening beyond their own backyards, […]

Addiction, Social Media, and Depression: The New Link

Scrolling through posts on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and other social media accounts is the norm these days, but for some, heavy use of social media has been shown to increase feelings of jealousy and discontent among users. Because most put their “best foot forward” online, showcasing their happiest moments and biggest accomplishments, social media use […]

Video Game Drugs: Skooma

  The Elder Scrolls is an action role-playing open world videogame developed by Bethesda Game Studios. The games are known to be a richly detailed in their story, environment, character development, and game lore. The Elder Scrolls series features an expansive world called Nirn and a continent where all of the games are based called […]

Check Out These Vintage Prescription Drug Ads

One of my favorite pop culture sites on the web, BoingBoing posted some old-timey prescription drug ads this week. At first glance, the ads seem funny in a naive sort of way. But when you take a closer look, they are a little scary. Here are a few of them: From a cultural perspective, things […]